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February 13, 2007 Archives

Level 2!

posted by awelborn

Got ourselves a "level 2" emergency here, as in, they’ll give you a ticket if you’re out on the road. Well, now…that’s a first. For me, at least. Even though the volume of snow here isn’t at Upstate NY levels, […]

Still time to chant

posted by awelborn

There’s still time to head to Auburn, Alabama to their wonderful (I hear) Sacred Music Workshop, sponsored by St. Michael’s Church. The schedule: FRIDAY, February 16, 2007 1:00pm Welcome and Registration 2:00pm Polyphony Workshop, Scott Turkington Director 3:00pm Coffee and […]

Lent is coming

posted by awelborn

And the Pope’s message for Lent has been released: Focused on the theme “They will look on the one whom they have pierced” (Jn 19:37), the document highlights how God’s love is both “agape” – “the oblative love of he […]

Friends of God

posted by awelborn

At First Things, Michael Linton has a very thoughtful assessment of Alexandra Pelosi’s HBO program on evangelicals: We scoff at Shirley MacLaine running into the surf and joyfully shouting “I am God, I am God!” But when Haggard boasts about […]

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There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to Michael, whom he remembered, among other things, as on

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But here's the thing.Whether or not Yates' original novel in

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, right?Well, here's a worthy recipient for your hard-

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No? about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling Episcopalians, all the better.To tell the truth, you can bl

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every minute of labor, describing the intensity of discomfor

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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